February 2016 issue of Prospect Magazine (#239)
Fake, or substandard medicine—some peddled by criminal gangs—is a big but hidden...
John Sawers / January 21, 2016
New technology helps our enemies as well as us and raises new questions about providing...
New violence has made the two-state solution seem harder to reach than ever, but it is...
Frank Furedi / January 21, 2016
Students are demanding to be protected from ideas they find offensive or just...
Lawrence Summers / January 21, 2016
Not so fast, Robert Gordon
Joshua Rozenberg / January 21, 2016
Has the government found a balance between privacy and security with the Investigatory...
Immigrants are drawn to the capital with the promise of success. At what price?
Robert J Gordon / January 21, 2016
The extraordinary technological innovations of the past century are unlikely to be...
How will the government meet the needs of an ageing population?
But it might move Putin's focus away from Ukraine
The Budget gives George Osborne the chance to build on his mantra
A new book on China's one-child policy fails to deliver
Regardless of how quickly we judge someone, we should be ready to revise our opinion
Sam Tanenhaus / January 5, 2016
America's gun fetish could actually end up weakening constitutional order
Ruby Wax / January 21, 2016
Teach children to cope with the pressures of modern life
Extracts from memoirs and diaries
Neena Modi, Richard Tiffin / January 21, 2016
Ministers are looking at putting a tax on sugary drinks to curb obesity in Britain, but...
Arts & Books
Catriona Kelly / January 21, 2016
Julian Barnes brings to life the troubled inner world of Dmitri Shostakovich
David Patrikarakos / January 21, 2016
Hurst, £15.99 In early 2011, Syrians took to the streets demanding greater political...
Sarah Crompton / January 21, 2016
Transworld, £18.99 How to begin? That’s the kind of question you find yourself...
Annabelle Chapman / January 21, 2016
Allen Lane, £20 Tim Judah has written a timely account of life in Ukraine since...
Book Review: The Love of Strangers, What Six Muslim Students Learned in Jane Austen's London by Nile Green
Sameer Rahim / January 21, 2016
Princeton, £24.95 Last year’s nuclear deal raised hopes of renewed cultural...
Emma Crichton-Miller / January 21, 2016
Random House, £18.99 In 1991, in Madrid, where she had fled to grieve the sudden...
David Aaronovitch is too forgiving of the radical left in his new book
Chris Tilbury, / January 21, 2016
Bloomsbury, £18.99 For more than a decade, Fifa, football’s governing body, has...
"Liberalism and multiculturalism have made integrating minorities harder—and have...
Anthony Cummins / January 21, 2016
Hogarth, £16.99 After his previous novel, J, about anti-semitic massacres in a...
Jane Shilling / January 21, 2016
Vintage, £25 The startling proliferation of creative writing courses in the early...
Barry Smith / January 21, 2016
When it comes to great wine, maybe we just don't need descriptions
Kantian moral logic doesn't work on four year olds
"Risk-free tends to mean return-free, these days"
My friend has been seeing her therapist for 30 years—and why not?